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Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
from his health care law. he struck a nerve when he talked about the middle class and how many americans are learning. we'll take a look at this with an american who knows what it's like to live that way. first, mike viqueira at the white house >> the facts are beyond dispute. the government sought to highlight the gap between the rich and poof. he was up to two themes. these are themes struck throughout the presidency, first and second term. he talked about the gap between rich and poor and talking about trying to raise the minimum wage. he got behind that, backing a height or legislation and congress that's $0.10 an hour. many states are moving on their own. the president deniably is trying to shore up a political base after a rocky rollout of healthcare.gov. democrats are dispirited. this is the latest in a series of event where the president spoke to the base and what he said was music to the democratic base's years, talking about income despair itty and stronger union, tying the affordable care act into the theme. >> the idea that a child may never escape the poverty becau
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
. the areas of new york where you hope to pick up territory. do you think the health care law can once again be a hindrance to you guys? where the exchange will not be updated and the fix will not go through. people will lose the plans they were accustomed to? >> it's critically important for insurance commissioners in the states to make the improvements. i hope they do make the improvements. we have given them the authority to do so and hope they will take us up on that. as long as democrats continue to find ways to fix and improve the affordable care act and republicans remain obsessed with repealing the affordable care act and going back to the days of a broken system where people were bankrupt because they were sick, as long as republicans continue to say that we should at $1200 in cost to seniors because that's what a repeal would cost and we are going to remove preventive health care and remove protects for presifting conditions, as long as they cling to that, we will number good shape. we want to fix it and improve it. they want to repeal and end it. most americans want to fix and imp
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
to sign into law a five cent gasoline tax increase 31 years ago when a nickel a gallon was real money. a user fee is in fact a different category from a general tax increase. the various groups that score such votes treat user fees differently. as we are attempting to resolve budget differences, there's an opportunity to embrace more transportation resources through user fee mechanisms that will have broad national support and not inspire the same fierce philosophical debate that's plagued and paralyzed our deliberations for years. it has the added benefit of being the fastest way to put hundreds of thousands of people to work at family wage jobs to help boost our flagging economy. i strongly urge my colleagues to take a step back and look at this as a way to crack the code, to meet vast unmet needs of our constituents and stabilize a critical part of our budget. who knows? if we can find a way to thread this particular transportation funding needle, how many additional opportunities are there to solve problems going forward if we can address them? this is what it -- i think what it t
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
of the year. we find ourselves starting to think about time. time, which is running out on a law that keeps plastic guns from being able to make it through metal detectors at airports and schools. and if congress does renew the law in time this week, it may come with a pretty big loophole. is anything going to happen this week? we'll also be taking a look this morning at everyone's fascination with the new pope. pope francis. with what may be an evolution on his part away from hot button social issues and toward economic ones. he's got liberals loving him. he's got conservatives attacking him. he's like no pope we have seen before. speaking of the catholic church, since it is a sunday, we thought we would introduce or maybe reintroduce our guests to the sacrament of confession, unburdening ourselves of our unpopular political opinions. stick around for that. when is an important question in politics, so is where. as in where do you live, where do you come from? we'll talk liz cheney, scott brown, and the art of carpetbagging. we have five easy steps to make sure you don't mess it up. but, f
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
contentious, emotional law when it passed. and i think many of us who work closely with indigenous populations and different triable organizations have found we've gotten much better at communicating with each other about the process. part of the problem is that remains will be swept off and hidden behind closed doors and who knew what went on. we have more interaction with the elders, triable groups, bringing them in to see with a we're doing. i've actually worked in cases where they burn sage or insisted that blessings of those of us doing the analysis occur before and after. being an anthropologist, i'm totally cool with that. it's great. and again, communication. coming from working in human rights cases, as opposed to domestic cases. we tend to work at the medical examiners, you don't see the work we do kind of behind the scenes. when we're on the ground, in these human rights cases, reoften interacting closely with families and relatives. i think those of us that have done that are much more comfortable working with indigenous population and different cultural practices. i think we've dn
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
to people who have law degrees and up and exiting all the way to the supreme court for two decades. our goal if you want to have one base you want to learn about the supreme court, you will come to us, and we will give you link us to tony's articles, to pete's pieces on nbc, and we can be a public good about the supreme court. >> if you would, tell us about how this began. you venture off to create a blog. what was in your mind? >> it was started by accident, as many good things are. amy and i0 years ago, were sitting at our house, and i thought, hey, there is this thing called blogging about which you can start for free, and why don't we start one about the supreme court. the idea being we were practicing in front of the stream court, and my theory was that if we were to develop a web presence about the supreme court that people would look to us and say, gosh, these are the experts, we should hire them for our supreme court case. that was utterly wrong and terribly foolish. it turns out to be not true at all, but that was the idea. we, like so many people, started with that the cost of dist
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am EST
else, i will go there. >> they enacted a law that would require retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour and the mayor vetoed that. they hired the workers after receiving 23,000 applications. >> they are bringing jobs to the district of columbia and shopping opportunities. >> low, low prices today means low wages every day. >> outside no celebrating, but protests. people walking with signs. they think wal-mart's title offer low prices will be the death of local businesses. >> these stores we see going up and down georgia avenue will be going away. >> both the georgia avenue and h street stores will be open seven days a week from 6 clng aim to midnight. >> new information about a d.c. officer injured. since we brought you the breaking news from the trinidad neighborhood, we learned the officer was treat and released from the hospital and the suspect is dead. the officer exchanged gunfire with the man and both were hit. the officer is part of the gun recovery unit. the shooting happened on queens street near trinidad avenue. >> we are sorting through the facts and making sure we
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
of this law. [applause] it's the measurable outcomes in reduced bankruptcies and reduced hours that have been lost because somebody couldn't make it to work, and healthier kids with better performance in schools, and young entrepreneurs who have the freedom to go out there and try a new idea -- those are the things that will ultimately reduce a major source of inequality and help ensure more americans get the start that they need to succeed in the future. i have acknowledged more than once that we didn't roll out parts of this law as well as we should have. but the law is already working in major ways that benefit millions of americans right now, even as we've begun to slow the rise in health care costs, which is good for family budgets, good for federal and state budgets, and good for the budgets of businesses small and large. so this law is going to work. and for the sake of our economic security, it needs to work. [applause] and as people in states as different as california and kentucky sign up every single day for health insurance, signing up in droves, they're proving they want that eco
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
treatment as a powerful option for dealing with those who a broken our laws. my thanks to the navcp for this ambitious undertaking. there are perhaps four or five courts in january 2009, as i arrived to assume these responsibilities at the v.a., and that barry mccaffrey's urging i went to visit judge russell. the power of the veterans court concept right then was clear, undeniable, and compelling, and since that visit v.a. has been your full partner, agreed to bring all its capabilities to bear where ever a judge decided to establish a veterans court, and that offer is still good today. last month v.a.'s justice outreach specialist reported courts and operation throughout the country. an increase of nearly 90% this past year alone, with another dozen or so slated to open for before the end of the year. and so my thanks and congratulations to all of you for what you have done for veterans. in my opinion, we will never be able to do enough for the men and women who have signed on to safeguard our way of life. veterans comprise just over 7% of the entire population of this great countr
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
and help us give where you live. >> a california law on dna selection will face a major test in federal appeals court. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009 saying the law is institutional. the state claimed it helped solve so-called cold cases like decade old murders, the u.s. supreme court upheld a similar law in merchandize. >> ad heart to musical acts refusing to play at sea world. they're backing out of the show after a movie showing treatment of animals at sea world. willie nelson and bare laked ladies has also pulled out. >> someone spotted a mountain lyon in half moon bay this morning. it happened at 2:00 along highway '2. the deputies did not find the big cat. lion sighting are common in the area. >> there's a meat recall affecting california. federal agriculture inspectors are recalling 2600 pounds or whole boneless hams, shipped by santa maria foods of ontario canada. test shows listeria pathogens in 50-pound becomes. the boxes are labeled pr
KOFY
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. >> a california law on dna selection will face a major test in federal appeals court. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009 saying the law is institutional. the state claimed it helped solve so-called cold cases like decade old murders, the u.s. supreme court upheld a similar law in merchandize. >> ad heart to musical acts refusing to play at sea world. they're backing out of the show after a movie showing treatment of animals at sea world. willie nelson and bare laked ladies has also pulled out. >> someone spotted a mountain lyon in half moon bay this morning. it happened at 2:00 along way '2. the deputies did not find the big cat. lion sighting are common in the area. >> there's a meat recall affecting california. federal agriculture inspectors are recalling 2600 pounds or whole boneless hams, shipped by santa maria foods of ontario canada. test shows listeria pathogens in 50-pound becomes. the boxes are lab
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
: in the minutes after the derailment, according to a senior law enforcement source, rockefeller told first responders, going along and i'm in a days, i don't know what happened. ntsb investigators say that ten-year veteran driver was on the second day of a five-day shift. >> the day was a typical nine-hour day. these days were routine days. there's every indication he would have had time to get full restorative sleep. >> reporter: his lawyer says he went to bed at 8:30 and got up at 3:30 a.m. that his client had a good night's sleep and is cooperating in every day. >> i think it takes a strong man to come down and be honest. that's what billy's doing. >> reporter: on the question of the brakes, rockefeller had initially claimed, according to a source, that they didn't work. >> we determined that the metro north mechanical department performed a proper brake test prior to the accident train leaving the station. and there were no anomalies noted. >> reporter: the federal rail administration is expressing serious concerns about metro north's recent series of accidents. in a letter to the head
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
know ply of k through 12. about 40 states in the u.s. have charter school laws. i think every state should have charter school laws and allow people to come in like basis, really start from scratch, copy the best techniques in the world, and then move forward. that that sort of competition will drive the public schools to improve their teaching. >> michael, craig, tyler mathisen at cnbc headquarters. you have used the word several times accountable. michael, you said holding students accountable if they don't measure up. craig, you talked about systemic accountability of teachers, administrators and so forth. what in real life, real world pract does that mean? michael, does it mean if a kid doesn't succeed on a test, that you kick them out if he fails repeatedly? craig, does it mean that you have more firings of administrator and teachers if the system isn't stacking up right? >> michael, you first. >> well, we can't kick students out. it's a public charter school. as long as students want to stay, they can stay. but, we make sure that they know what the material -- they master the
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
and republicans coming together to launch the interstate freeway system, signed into law by president eisenhower, subsequent roads, transit and water investments helped fuel our economy and tie the nation together. more recently, the failure to address long-term funding has also been bipartisan. the bush administration ignored strong recommendations from their own private sector experts that they impaneled to give advice. although the obama administration did request and employ some modest funding in the recovery act and has proposed an infrastructure bank and talked extensively and i think sincerely about the need for investment, what has been lacking has been a specific concrete proposal from either party to address infrastructure financing in america. while the political maneuvering has secured here in washington, the gap in the highway trust fund has been growing and conditions of our roads, bridges and transit systems have been deteriorating. this puts america at a competitive disadvantage, complicates the movement of goods and people and contributes to congestion and pollution. at the same
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
free. it's not acceptable. not in a country that supposedly ruled by law but what the stirrups and the most is the behavior of the former deputy prime minister if his troops about who is leading the protests singtel said an unelected people's comes so cute to see the next prime minister after the current administration is ousted. from our house a sneaking suspicion that some are using the demonstrations as a way to seize power. i got were nine demonstrating to know someone who didn't work that the people under the former administration to take over. we're fighting to put politics back in the hands of the people i sae ramos is starting to have doubts that the lesson battles between pro and anti government groups would you very much me time and into a better country. so when someone enters the world in bangkok. that will wrap up our sleeves and i actually have someone in bangkok. i knew. violence continues in the central african republic fierce fighting between rival forces has reportedly left at least one hundred people dead armed militants attacked three muslim controlled locat
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm PST
spoken to investigators. a law enforcement source told cbs news, rockefeller informed first responders the brakes were not working properly. until the tracks are cleared and repaired, about 26,000 commuters are using shuttle buses and subways to get to work. 58-year-old james lovell is one of four passengers who lost his life sunday. the audio technician was heading to manhattan to prepare for th lighting of the rockefeller center christmas tree. several others were injured including this man who was treated and released from the hospital. >> there was a lot of smoke, dirt and gravel. i looked down and realized that my hand and arm was all blood. and then you have to start saying to yourself, whose blood is it? >> reporter: ntsb investigators say it could take up to a year to determine the cause of the crash. marlie hall for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> officials say this accident could have been a lot worse if it happened on a weekday during the commute. the metro-north train was only about half full yesterday. >>> speed is a focus of the investigation into the crash that killed
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
that the 48-year- old has been a pe teacher here at the lemon tree and courting to law-enforcement officials, he is facing several charges. to law-enforcement officials, he is facing several charges. he was acting different, possibly intoxicated. during the investigation, that he wass found driving under the influence and possession of alcohol on school property. class, buth one gym that it was taught with other teachers. he was never alone with students. >> he was never alone with children. arose, we the problem handled it rapidly. >> he was released on bond. according to the investigation by sheriff's officers, the school district is conducting an independent investigation as well. we will have this -- more coming up at 5:00. we have learned that a child is dead and four others injured after a dump truck collided with a school bus in idaho. this happened about 30 minutes outside of boise. the local sheriffs office said as many as 10 children were on board heading to annulment three school. the dump truck hit the back of the bus at an intersection. it is unclear who was at fault. right here
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
's do thing in the design of the law that necessarily limit the number of providers and number of doctors you will have access to. that necessarily means the president was absolutely lying when he said if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. bill: full-throated defense, karl. people aren't stupid. wallace said the president guaranteed me i could keep my doctor. emanuel said, if you want to, you can pay for it. >> exactly. you can have anything you want as you come up with the jack for it. look, this is why i'm amazed, first of all they try to defend it. the president stepped back from saying if you like your health care plan you can keep it and apologized. i think that apology was blanket enough it cover this is as well. why emanuel continues to try to defend it saying well the president didn't promise you couldn't have unlimited, blah, blah, blah. it was ridiculous defense, not particularly effective. bill: on the political side of this, you said this before. you believe democrats hope that the american voter forgets. >> yeah. but they aren't. they're not going to. l
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
the work force earlier? >> i think it's starting right now. for example, law schools are reducing sizes of classes and several prominent business schools did not raise enough applications last year to start a first year class. for example, george mason university did not have a first year class here in virginia. and, you know, i know my program, my part-time program, which is our bread and butter, our enrollment is down. you've got to deliver jobs and value in the end. i don't think that's happening. >> that's smart. every time unemployment numbers come out, smart economists say, wait a second. the real measure here is work force participation. what percentage of american whose can work, who want to work, are working? why isn't that the number the government releases and that we use as our common currency of this conversation? >> it does release it, right alongside the unemployment numbers but the press is just interested in the unemployment number because it's a sexy number, one we've used over tile. like the headline number for the cpi or the core number for the cpi and people are awa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
are not exempt from public information laws and the state wanted to protect survivors of the shooting and loved ones of the 26 victims and the town of newtown said the tape also be released on wednesday. the northern plains in north midwest are dealing with cold temperatures but it's about to get much worse and let's bring in nicole mitchell. >> we have a brutal system coming from canada pulling the air down and it moved through the dakotas and starting to move into nebraska with all the moisture along with it but the cold air is going to take a couple days to really settle in. so if you are getting a taste of the cold air and saying this is it, no, wait until thursday and friday morning and even into the weekend and that is when we will see the worst of it but we have had widespread areas of snow and some is heavy snow and places like arrow head in minnesota could get a foot and a half and a couple places isolated two feet of snow so that is almost up to waist high you will be digging out of. widespread and you get the cold and the wind. the wind will be blowing it so interstates like 90 will
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
to file class action law suits, helping to avoid costly court cases about overtime and wage issues. workers will not be able to ban together over workplace disputes. >> the midwest rapped in a chill. let's go to nicole mitchell, meteorologist. >>> good morning, the temperatures dropped scantly after the last few days, and going down more as we head to the weekend. look at the national pictures. parts of colorado, and into the northern area of minnesota. that's where we have seen a couple of persistent bands. if you go back not to 5am yesterday or 5am the day before. you have consistent know since then, and the totals, places north, like two harbours over two feet. you may think it sounds awful and there has been a lot of accidents. people are starting to rack up the cross country skiing. more on the way today. as we go over time, it's blowing. temperatures are dropping and we have at winter storm warnings up. it is spreading south. some places to the south where we see fog. the combination of the warm hair, dense fog, arkansas and texas, we saw some of this, making the driving diff
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
decision made by a private company and dcms everybody by law to say that from anything in the payment arrangements between private health insurance plans and health care provided. but i do see them as we use the authority it has to which are adequate provided networks are this all medicare advantage plans 12 ensure beneficiaries havofaccess to health care serv. so let me ask you, since they are no longer part of the specific medicare advantage network, what suggestions would you offer them. my understanding is more than 90% of physicians in america are willing to accept new patients under the traditional medicare program. so it's moving to traditional medicare an option for them right now? >> moving back to the original medicare is an option right now are moving to another medicare advantage plan. it's orange than most of those positions and most of the hospitals or other providers that have been dropped from united or other managed care networks are in of the medicare advantage networks or are in as you said in the original medicare program. so this happens every year to some extent,
KICU
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
percent traveled by train or bus or other transportation. >>> the chp and law enforcement all over the state have flooded freeways and roads looking for impaired drivers over the long thanksgiving weekend. as of this morning, 186 people had been arrested since thursday in the bay area. 1,073 have been arrested statewide. >>> fewer passengers are flying in and out of oakland airport than in years past. the oakland airport has dropped by 5 million since 2007. and that slump comes as crowds in san francisco airport jumped by about 9 million over the same period. >>> meantime sfo is enlisting the help of canines to make traveling a little more enjoyable. volunteers from the san francisco spca will begin visiting the airport with eight certified therapy dogs to help soothe the frayed nerves of stressed out passengers. the brigade have signs that say pet me. >>> hundreds of fixes and increased capacity, the federal health care website is set to handle 50,000 users simultaneously. errors have dropped from 6% to less than 1% the white house says. running or not, many republicans want to di
KOFY
Dec 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
of anyone getting sick from eating the product. >>> a california law on dna collection will fac tests. the law requires dna samples be taken from anyone who has been arrested for a felony in california. voters passed it in 2004. the american civil liberties union sued in 2009, saying the law is unconstitutional. the state claims it helps solve cold cases. the u.s. supreme court has already upheld a similar law in maryland. >>> add heart to the list of musical acts refusing to play concerts at seaworld. the band's official twitter account announced it's backing out of a february show because of a documentary called "blackfish." it examined the treatment of killer whales and other marine mammals at seaworld. willie nelson and bare naked ladies have also backed out of seaworld concerts. >>> coming up next on abc 7 news at 9:00, we'll tell you how alligators and crocodiles may use tools to hunt prey. >>> can we finally expect to warm up this week? spencer christian is up next with the forecast. >>> the 49ers and seahawks don't like each other which is normal for division rivals. a subaru.
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
as the least productive in our american history. >> 55 bills have been signed into law. this is the least productive congress ever. >> the least productive congress in the history of the american penn. >> it's literally a do nothing congress. >> that's not fair. they are doing something. they are getting into the guinness book of world records and that's twice if you count john boehner's fingernails. >> good morning it's thursday, december 5th. the tree lit up last night. that was quite an event. wasn't it? >> kate and jack were watching last night. very exciting. >> good night. >> for a tree that they senselessly slaughtered. >> welcome to the show. we got contributor mike barnacle, also dragged involuntarily from his family. katty kay. and senior political editor for the white house and white house correspondent for "huffington post," sam stein. and katy, quite a bit of news today. >> apart from the tree. >> apart from the tree and apart from willie. a press conference in tallahassee today that may shake up college football. >> yeah. the superstar freshman quarterback for florida state
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
if it was going too fast. >>> president obama is said to make some comments about his health care law at a youth white house event today. it's the second-straight day he will be talking about obama care. as karen travers tells us, that's by design. >> reporter: president obama highlighted the progress at healthcare.gov. but once again, he reminded americans that the health care law is not just a website. and he had a strong message for republicans. he said the health care law is here to stay. >> my main message today is we're not going back. after just the first month, despite all of the problems in the rollout, about 500,000 people across the country are poised to gain health care coverage threw marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. >> reporter: but the white house says the problems are almost fixed. over the next three weeks they'll make a big push to get people enrolled so they have health insurance by january 1st. john and diana? >> karen, thank you. >>> bill clinton is clarifying recent comments about health care. president clinton recently said that mr. obama should keep his
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
said it's important to learn how law enforcement responded to the shooting. and it will be an opportunity to see how they responded and perhaps any changes that could be made. but of course on the flip side of this, families, the community in newtown are not happy about this. i just got off the phone with mark barden, his son, daniel, was killed during the shooting. and he told me we don't want to hear them. and i hope my children don't have to listen to them that. this is a unique case and deserves unique treatment. it's unfortunate they weren't able to see that. and he told me that he'll do everything he can today to make sure that his children are shielded from the media and don't have to listen to the reportings, that he said the potential harm and children listening to it outweighs the definable good as he said. but of course the court ruled just last week upholding the freedom of information commission saying that the release of the audio recordings will assist the public in gauging the appropriateness of law enforcement's response to calls from help f
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
, but stronger labor laws, more funding for education and a social safety net. >> but the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own? that should offend all of us. the combined trends of increase and equality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life and what we stand for around the globe. >> susan page is the washington bureau chief for usa today. clarence page, no relation, pulitzer prize-winning columnist and it's the first time we've had the pages squared on my show. >> it's great to have both of you. the president ticked off the statistics to how a growing number of americans face the reality of lower, real wages and higher costs. the prospect of a next generation with fewer opportunities for economic advancements that all to me sounds like, susan, a lot of the rhetoric from his 2008 campaign. why this push now and why the prospects of change now? >> i think it dates back to the 2008 presidential campaign and these their is wha
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> as a loyalist to the president, as somebody who is behind this law and worked hard with the team to get it passed, do you want to see somebody held accountable for this disastrous rollout? >> my view is that i can't make the decision whether or not it's best to fire somebody because ultimately this lies on the president's shoulders. we can't fire the president. >> you're saying if anybody should be held accountable, it should be barack obama? >> absolutely. >> the buck stops there. and we hrerd when he was running for president -- and we heard when he was running for president, beware, this is somebody who never had any executive experience. he's never run anything. now here we have rolled this out and it has been terrible. and he only met kathleen sebelius, it wasn't even one on one but face-to-face one time. this was his signature achievement. i think next time, a word to kathleen sebelius -- i know you're watching -- if you want to see the president more often, learn how to golf. at the same time i think he golfed 100 times. >> but is that okay with you? this is the signature plan of
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
. at least for them. the president is salesman in chief for a new campaign to praise the law and remind people of its benefits and remind people why it exists in the first place. in the meantime, people still buying insurance have their work cut out for them. our chief white house correspondent chuck todd has our report. >> every day i check to make sure that it's working better. >> reporter: a once bitten, twice shy president obama today repitching health care and the website. >> we've learned not to make wild promises about how perfectly smooth it's going to be at all times. >> reporter: but now that the site can handle heavy traffic without crashing, the white house felt comfortable launching this new effort to sell the entire law. this continues until december 23rd, the last day to sign up for insurance and be covered on january first. the new website is working well enough that consumer reports magazine which warned readers away from the site in october is now on board, but with caveats. >> if you want to buy insurance that's in effect on january 1st, you have to do it pretty quick
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
nine stops before jumping the tracks and there were no reports of brake problems. according to a law enforcement official, rockefeller said he tried to brake but the train didn't stop. the 20-year railroad veteran appeared coherent another official said, results of drug and alcohol tests are not yet known. the ntsb will also look at whether fatigue was a factor. >> we will be developing what we call a 72-hour time line so we have a good understanding of what sort of activities preceded this accident. >> reporter: sources tell cnn rockefeller's phone records have been subpoenaed but based on a preliminary review, it's not believed the engineer was on his phone at the time of the dera derailment that killed four. among them, jim lovell who was commuting to work on sunday morning. >> my dad was not a victim. he was a loving father, great dad, best friend, uncle. i am so proud and blessed that i was able to call him my father. >> reporter: the ntsb says there's no indication of sabotage. they are reviewing surveillance video from a nearby bridge. for more clues on what went wrong. meanti
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
of underpaid woman and the president who passed a pay equity law walk into a bar -- okay, you see where i'm going with this. short of bringing about world peace before he leaves office, the affordable care act will loom large in the president's legacy, as the singular accomplishment of his two terms. and now following the relaunch of a new and improved and fully operational healthcare.gov website, the president is not only owning it, but doubling down. and putting a bright spotlight on the obama in obama care. this week, the white house announced that it is going to be all aca, every day, from now until december 2rd, enrollment deadline for coverage on january 1st. starting with the president himself, who has been pulling his best, you know, hustling almost every day this week, to make the hard sale on the affordable care act. this was his pitch on tuesday. >> i'm going to need some help in spreading the word. i need you to spread the word about the law, about its benefits, about its protections, about how folks can sign up. tell your friends, tell your family. do not let the initial prob
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
, too. >> a lot to look out for. >>> president obama vowing to keep fighting for the health care law, urging americans to focus on the benefits of obama care, despite the barrage of criticism over the rollout of healthcare.gov, that website that had so many problems. >> the bottom line is, this law is working, and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance. and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton says his recent suggestion that president obama keep his word and let people keep their health insurance plans was not aimed, or not trying to distance hills from the president's health care law in an effort to help his wife hillary's potential 2016 presidential bid. >> i said nothing about this. not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supporte
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
for research. the minnesota case is still pending. find out what your state's public health law is. they're probably not going to give you the results. the results will be just on these handful of diseases, depending on how old your children are, either five, six diseases or 30, 40 diseases, and almost certainly negative on all of them. but somebody did those tests. >> i would like to clarify one thing, though. the tests that were done, say in the 1970's or 1980's, were not genetic tests. no one was look at d.n.a. they were looking at other levels, so they were what would propering called a metabolic screening. >> although with proper respect, i think that's a quibble, in the sense of they weren't testing d.n.a., but we aren't testing it now. we're testing the proteins for most of the neonatal testing. it's still tests of proteins really, but it's a test that tells you something about the underlying d.n.a. > so a word, two things. the f.b.i. did not get ahold of any samples from texas, but the department of defense did for exactly what hank said, namely to look at the frequency of d.n.a.
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
the speed limit. william rockefeller jr. wasn't completely focused according to law enforcement officials and rail union chief. the engineer said he slipped into a daze just before the crash. >> he zoned out. had one of those whoa where you drive the car, stair at the same thing so long. he zoned. he caught himself but too late. >> tuesday the ntsb said alcohol tests for rockefeller and the crew came back negative. they wouldn't comment on his state of mind but found no sign of mechanical trouble. >> there's no indication the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> just two weeks before the crash the ntsb says rockefeller switched from night shift to day shift. he clocked in sunday 5:04 a.m. second day of a workweek. he typically worked nine how are shifts and was supposed to make two round trips that day. >> there's indication he would have gotten full restored sleep. >> rockefeller hasn't been seen publicly since the crash. the former supervisor and friend came to his defense. >> it was everyday practices for him. >> there's been a tremendous amount of work ov
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
, the republicans have launched their own campaign to refund and repeal the law. republican leaders are promoting reports that people have been canceled from their low coverage insurance plans and insurance plans in the exchanges have dropped doctors and options. an obama care critic is a contender for the gop president nomination. new york representative peter king will meet with a well-placed political operative in new hampshire later this month. his name comes up on the short list of republicans who might want to run. king tells cnn he is not asking for endorsement or donations and will not make up his mind about running, quote, for another year and a half. >> we are already talking about it for a year and a half. >>> president obama having trouble talking about a meeting with a controversial relative. >> he said he never met with a relative in the country illeg illegal illegally. brian todd with more. >> reporter: poppy and victor, this is about an uncle of the president who has gone through legal problems with immigration and it is about the impression the white house has given. white house
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
in prime minister. last week or 10 days ago she tried to get a law adopted through which he would be allowed to return. strictly speaking if he returns he should go straight to scral and not collect a legendry 200. the people have said enough. he symbolizes core uption in thai politics, and the conflict between the rural areas where he has supported and the city. >> which is why so many are upset at his sister. she said she is no longer trying to pass a bill that would have given her brother amnesty. let's listen in. >> the amnesty - what happened in thailand is people agreed, but not agree on the detail of the combination. that's why a lot of people view about the amnesty. >> there's not going to be anything more. there's rumours it may come back after 180 day. >> no, we accept that it's over. >> she's trying to calm the people there. is it enough? >> no, it's not. she's lost that ground. >> too late. >> look at her response to that question. there is a very serious issue about democracy and corruption in thailand. the army has always sorted out the problem, supported by the king
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
made and that women do feel more comfortable reporting these crimes with or without these new laws being passed? >> there is definitely a since that the military is acknowledging there is a problem to unprecedented degree. that has been shown in the number of rape reports going up. so perhaps there is more of a feeling among people in uniform that they feel more safe coming forward. that said, the military has acknowledged that it has had a problem with sexual assault over the course of the last 20 years. every time there has been a major public scandal, they have acknowledged they had a problem. acknowledging the problem is clearly not enough. it's the first step toward the solution. so we shall see, you know, what will happen next. >> there is talk of maybe coming up with a solution there with rolling stone magazine, thank you for your time today. >> thank you very much. >> . >> michael eaves is here with the sports headlines. n.f.l., big day for those teams playing today. >> big day and a big setback. adrian peterson was carted off of the field with an apparent ankle injury, w
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
to prepare for the 2014 games. not a single woman in the video. that's still against the law. >>> 23 minute's the hour. lots of americans with modest incomes are facing higher deductibles under president obama's healthcare law, according to "the wall street journal," which cites a report from a company that compares health insurance plans. this report shows the average deductible for individuals under obamacare's lower priced bronze plan is more than $5,000 a year and also claims the average deductible for individual plans before much of the law went into effect was just about 3-1/2 thousand dollars. the deadline to apply for own kaz is two weeks away. we're learning a new feature that just went live at healthcare.gov. >> for the first time without an account or password you can see your deductible and all out of pocket costs on a screen that shows your premium, but just because the numbers are easy to fine doesn't mean they're easy on the bank account because the average deductible that pops up is 42% higher than it used to be. that's what the study fund looking at 34 states on the marketp
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. and i think we're beginning to raise that energy enough -- up enough, to pass laws in states and to make moves in cities. unfortunately, as you have illustrated already, we've got a lot of resistance in that republican house of representatives. >> you know, john, the fast food industry is very profitable. it's into the billions. they could afford to pay these people. how do we know? because they're ominously silent about it. bottom line here is, these protests, i think, are going to have to continue. and these are brave workers. these are people without protections who are going out in front of their place of employment, saying i want a raise. and who knows how the owners are going to react to it. they could be taking names and over time they could be moved right out of those positions. i mean, these are brave americans that are stepping up, saying i'm willing to put my job on the line and speak up. now, these big corporations say they can't afford to pay their worke workers more. what's your reaction to that? what are the numbers in this industry? >> it's simply not the case they cannot
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 4:30am PST
and they are looking for smith, his son and daughter in-law and his daughter and fiance h the emergency beacon has not been hurt since the early testimony. >>> the trial began five years after the brutal attacks in richmond. she was gang raped after being taunted for being a lesbian. they say it was a hate crime motivated by the victim's sexual orientation. >>> there will be several rallies and they will hold a rally from fruit veil this afternoon. they are demanding a pay hike to $15 an hour and the right to unionize. >>> a san jose police officer's car is burglarized. coming up, the important item that was stolen which makes this case top prior orty. -- prior orty. >>> good morning, traffic is doing well if you are driving around the bay area, coming up, i will show you where others are beginning to show signs. >>> i have no your heater has been kicking on all night long, it is so cold, maybe some snow, i will tell you more coming up on ktvu channel 2 morning news. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
under federal child pornography laws after an alleged incident on duty sunday in southeast washington. >> pretty regular guy. >> reporter: neighbors shocked by the allegations against him. >> that's marc? i haven't seen anything like that that would lead to me thinking that was something he did -- he'd be involved in. >> reporter: according to court documents washington went to a southeast apartment sunday night unannounced to ask about a 15-year-old girl who'd returned home after washington took a missing person report from her mother the day before. washington told the mom he wanted to interview the girl alone if her room and once there he told the 15-year-old to take off her top so he could take pictures of her injuries with his kodak easy share camera. she said she didn't have any injuries to see but the officer allegedly insisted calling it quote part of the procedure. he did the same on the girl's lower body saying he needed photos of tattoos for identification purposes. when investigators seized the camera they found photos of the girl and two other unknown victims. washington'
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> university of detroit law prover larry dubin says creditors seeking to claim what they are ode go after the city's art for compensation. >> i think creditors will fight as hard as they can. >> during the bankruptcy elegibility federal judge steven rhodes didn't say whether he'd allow the sale of prized artwork. he cautioned the city to take care when deciding to sell assets the detroit institute of arts is readying to a fight. they released this statement which reads this part: >> if the collection is jeopardise the dia is committed to taking action to preserve the cultural birth right for future generation generations. >>> some creditors say the cityies collection of classic cards >> chicago is facing a similar crisis, saddled with a $19 billion pension plan. the city must boost its contribution by $590 million. increasing the money to $1.5 billion. the mayor said the citiy will be forced to double property taxes or eliminate services. >> bureau of stat is it thes said union membership decreased. there's an age disparity. >> the rate is 15.6%. for workers 55 to 64. the numbers drops fr
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am EST
at drug costs. this is evidence of the complexity of this law. the upper midwest with a weekend storm tmaceatening, pushing up energy prices and using instagram to gauge how happy an entire city is. the top five happiest cities in the nation according to one survey, two cities from the same state. the you live there? Ò i o you f l good? so much more coming up on this hour of maumets now. ♪ connell: i wasn't even there. dagen: no indication. Ò i ogs are supposed to make you happy. food and dogs. dennis: christmas season, the tree over there. dagen: holiday tree. connell: i know. iatollowing up. to start it off at the top of the hour at the stock exchange. nicole: good morning. things are looking down again. the dow and the s&p down four days in our row. we will s what hstapens between now and then, right now, down 56 points, thousand eight thirty-three. and the nasdaq composite down 9 points, a quarter of 1%. the big picture is everybody is moving to the fed. the fed keeper as soon as this month, there is a m ting this month and with economic news, better cdc dropped o begin taperi
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
or two. >> reporter: a law enforcement crew tells cbs news the man tried to work the brakes but they weren't working. the ntsb will uncover data reporters which will tell the speed the train was traveling. >> they'll know the speed. if they were attempting to apply the brakes. they'll know whether they wo worked. some passengers thought they were going to plunge into the water. this passenger said people were tossed around like rag dolls i could see some people flying from my left side to the right side. >> reporter: james levell is among the dead. his son posted this message online. this feel ts like an awful nightmare that i can't wake up from. rest easy dad. i love you. as deadly as that derailment was, it could have been far worse had it happened on a weekday. officials say it was about half full at the time of the crash. anne-marie? >> all right. >>> three railway workers were killed when a train derailed in southern new mexico. the train was carried iron ore when it derailed saturday. the three victims were the only people on board. the locomotive jumps the tracks and
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
in our law enforcement officials. >> i did listen to them. i did hear them. >> reporter: neil lost his 6-year-old son jesse. while he didn't want the calls to be released, he felt compelled to listen. >> i felt it was something i needed to do or wanted to do, just to know. you know, jesse was my son. i brought him into the world. >> reporter: some victims relatives like the daughter of slain principal dawn, the audio helped paint a complete picture. there is nothing on the recordings that violates the victim's privacy, she said, the public has the right to know. one thing all the victim's families stand united on, continuing their loved one's legacy. >> i prefer to focus less on the tragedy but instead be seen as something in a person that is going to help prevent future violence in this country. >> i guess if i had one wish, i wish that everyone could do an act of kindness or try to do a good deed and remember a tragedy in the victims in honor of sandy hook elementary school children and the teachers. >> a media organizations across the country delicately debated what, if anything, from
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
he would never take unnecessary risks with train passengers. law enforcement sources say that rockefeller has worked for the nta for at least 15 years and has a clean record. at 4:20 this morning the locomotive was righted. they have crews in place that are working to try to start to move the debris. that will be happening a little bit later. they are also trying to figure out if fuel is leaking. that's adding to the problems on top of what commuters are going to be dealing with this morning because, elisabeth, brian, 26,000 passengers ride this line alone on a normal daily basis and you can imagine tens of thousands will be displaced because of it. >> you're right. it is going to be a crazy rush hour. we thank you very much. it's interesting that william rockefeller, the guy who was driving the train at the time, he told his supervisors, i hit the brakes but the train didn't slow down. >> what anna mentioned leading up to it is 70 mile -- apparently a 75 mile-an-hour strip zone and then it goes to 35. the dramatic change in speed could have played in that. we're going to
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
of black law enforcement executives. today oliver will deliver his assessment to the bart board and i spoke with police chief rainy at the beginning of this process in june. >> i would say we definitely have done the majority of the reforms. and as far as our progress, i'm going to leave that up to the assessors. >> reporter: the highest profile black eye for the department the shooting of oscar grant in 2009 captured on this cell phone video then turned into a movie. lots of concerns here from racial profiling to police brutality. and the report that led to proposed reforms was commissioned later that year. so today, we are going to examine how those reforms were implemented and we're expected to hear from the police chief himself. right now live at the fruitvale bart station anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> how much was the audit? >> reporter: this is just the audit not the original creation of the reforms. just this audit that went on this year cost $25,000. >> thank you. >>> no doubt the barred board will also talk about the latest train troubles. investigators are inspecting a train that scree
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 2:35am EST
it as a victory for public health and morals. >> during the run the law was widely ignored most famously by kennedy, father of late john f. kennedy who amassed a fortune in bootlegging. >> he made even more after the 21st amendment was repealed with his exclusive distribution rights of scottish whiskey. >> one of the unsfwended consequence was the black market it created and organized crime syndicates led by people like al ka sgloen put that man in jail. what does he think he is doing? what i hope i'm doing and here's where your english paper has a point, i'm responding to the will of the people. people are going to drink. you know that. i know that. we all know that. all i do is act on that. >> great movie. >> another classic film that dealt with prohibition, some like it hot. marilyn monroe was caught red handed with the forbidden fruit. >> terribly sorry. >> you won't tell anybody, will you? >> tell what? >> if they catch me once more they are going to kick me out. >>. kennedy wasn't the only one amassing a fortune during the ban. an industry was built on the ban. dramatized in the gr
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